trunked

adjective
\ ˈtrəŋ(k)t How to pronounce trunked (audio) \

Definition of trunked

: having a trunk especially of a specified kind usually used in combinationa gray-trunked tree

Examples of trunked in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web My Bauhaus earrings, the upside down off center U shape are lifted from this double trunked tree in our yard. Laura Demarco, cleveland, "Cleveland jewelry artist Gai Russo hosts pop-up show at Cleveland Museum of Art," 4 Oct. 2019 All that remained were thick-trunked trees and leaves trembling slightly in the breeze. New York Times, "Escaping Mexico City’s Hustle Within City Limits," 20 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of trunked

1640, in the meaning defined above

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“Trunked.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trunked. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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